The Resource Danger's hour : the story of the USS Bunker Hill and the kamikaze pilot who crippled her, Maxwell Taylor Kennedy, (electronic resource)

Danger's hour : the story of the USS Bunker Hill and the kamikaze pilot who crippled her, Maxwell Taylor Kennedy, (electronic resource)

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Danger's hour : the story of the USS Bunker Hill and the kamikaze pilot who crippled her
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Danger's hour
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the story of the USS Bunker Hill and the kamikaze pilot who crippled her
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Maxwell Taylor Kennedy
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Dangers hour
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the story of the USS Bunker Hill and the kamikaze pilot who crippled her
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eng
Summary
Based on extensive interviews with Japanese and American survivors, letters, diaries, and other primary sources, Danger's Hour explores the May 11, 1945, attack on the USS Bunker Hill, one of the deadliest kamikaze attacks of World War II. The book details the story of the ship herself (a technological marvel), her crew, and her kamikaze adversaries. Maxwell Taylor Kennedy shows how crucial this battle was to victory in the Pacific, even though it was overshadowed by the almost simultaneous surrender of the Nazis in Europe. With this extensive research, Kennedy tells the human story on both sides of the battle
Summary
Traces the story of the May 11, 1945 attack on the USS Bunker Hill while evaluating its legacy as the war's deadliest kamikaze assault, explaining how the ship and crew's resilience proved pivotal to the Allied victory in the Pacific
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10105081
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1965-
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Kennedy, Maxwell Taylor
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940.54252294
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other
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Read by Michael Prichard
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  • Prichard, Michael
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  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
  • World War, 1939-1945
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adult
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the story of the USS Bunker Hill and the kamikaze pilot who crippled her
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Danger's hour : the story of the USS Bunker Hill and the kamikaze pilot who crippled her, Maxwell Taylor Kennedy, (electronic resource)
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MWT10755361
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Unabridged.
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1 online resource (1 audio file (17hr., 30 min.))
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unknown
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  • electronic
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9781400128327
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MWT10755361
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Danger's hour : the story of the USS Bunker Hill and the kamikaze pilot who crippled her, Maxwell Taylor Kennedy, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
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unknown
Control code
MWT10755361
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  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (17hr., 30 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781400128327
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10755361
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unknown
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access
Sound
sound
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digital recording
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  • other
  • remote
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other
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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not applicable
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not applicable

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